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Sajid Bin DOZA, PhD

Professor & Department Head

BArch (KU), MArch (BUET), PhD (University of Évora, Portugal)

Dr. Sajid Bin Doza born in Rajshahi. The historical monuments of the northern part of Bengal have been a great inspiration for his sketching works since that not only made him wish to be an architect but helped him to create the artistic works in painting, cartooning, and clay modeling, that have won him several awards at home and abroad. Within the framework of his studies and research, Dr. Sajid organized nine solo exhibitions at home and abroad showing his sketches and drawings on the cultural heritage of Bangladesh. Following the exhibition he published several books on the cultural heritage of the country. He completed his Bachelor of Architecture (B. ARCH) in Architecture Discipline at the University of Khulna in 1999. He obtained his Master of Architecture (M. ARCH) degree from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 2008. Afterward in 2009-2010, received a grant from Swedish International Development Authority (SIDA) for the International Advance Training program and Post Graduate Diploma on Shelter Design and Development conducted by the LUND University Sweden. Further, he achieved a European Union scholarship and accomplished his Ph.D. in History of Art at the University of Évora, Portugal, in 2016. Since 2009, he was a faculty member of the Department of Architecture at the BRAC University of Bangladesh and an Associate Professor of Art and Architecture in the same department. In the last twelve years, Dr. Sajid has organized an architectural heritage tour in the Northern part of Bangladesh for enthusiastic students and learners. Here and now Professor Dr. Sajid is the Dean of the School of Science & Technology and Head of the Department of Architecture at the State University of Bangladesh.


  1.  বরিন্দ্রের ঘরবাড়িঃ Rural architecture without architects (press)
  2. প্রাচীন বাংলার স্থাপত্যধারা (press)
  3. The ruins of Darasbari Mosque: A visual diary, Dhaka, 2020, Doyel Publisher, ISBN: 978-984-93729-5-0
  4. Book chapter : A new language in art and architectural heritage studies: A prophecy, NEXT 50, Book, print, 2021
  5. Illustration and text, Dhaka Totem, Altrim Publishers & AECID (Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation)
  6. Book chapter: Pundranagar: The other story of a medieval walled city of GAUR, RE-IMAGINING Bengal: architecture, built environment and cultural heritage
  7.  DARASBARI Mosque: A visual diary, Doel Publishers, 2020, Dhaka, print
  8. Silence in the crowd, sketches of national parliament building, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  9. Book chapter: RE-IMAGINING Bengal: architecture, built environment and cultural heritage, Copal, India, 2017
  10. DOZA, SAJID BIN. Darasbari Mosque at Sultanate Capital of Gaur-Bengal. Berlin, Germany: Darasbari Mosque at Sultanate Capital of Gaur-Bengal -Darasbari Mosque at Sultanate Capital of Gaur-Bengal LAP Lambert Academic, (2013-12-07).
  11.  DOZA, SAJID BIN. Cultural Heritage and Longing of a Small Town: A Story of a Temple City. Berlin, Germany, 2014. Print.
  12. Enlightened Arena: Sketches of Historical Mosques. 2011, Alliance Française de Dhaka, ISBN: 987-984-33-4471-7
  13. 'The Story of Mud and Thatch from Time Immemorial', Publication of Booklet of The Exhibition, Alliance Française de Dhaka, 2009, ISBN: 978 989 33 0788 0

Journal Articles

  1. Mughal Forts in Delta: An Essay on Fort Planning on the Rivers of Bengal, Journal of Literature and Art Studies, Journal of Literature and Art Studies, March 2015, Vol. 5, No. 3, 222-230 doi: 10.17265/2159-5836/2015.03.009.,
  2. Darashbari Mosque: A unique sultanate mosque at Gaur, 2013, Journal, of Ittihash Academy, 3rd Volume, January, 2013, Dhaka
  3. "DO MAHELA" An 'Enlightenment' about Two Storied Mud Architecture, January 2008, vol 12 no-1, Protibesh-Journal of Department of Architecture, BUET
  4.  Darasbari Madrasah: An Intelligent Structure of Bengali Sultanate Architecture, Protibesh, Journal of BUET, January 2010, Volume 14, Issue-1
  5. Darasbari Madrasah: Analysis of Bengali Sultanate Madrasah in Gaur, Journal of Ittihash Academy, is Volume, March, 2011, Dhaka
  6. Darashbari Mosque: A unique sultanate mosque at Gaur, 2013, Journal of Ittihash Academy, 3rd Volume. January, 2013, Dhaka.
  7. Terracotta Arts of Bengal: Values of intangible cultural heritage, Journal of the ITHASH Academy. ISSN-2221-5433, Volume-3, Number -3, Dhaka, 2017

Research Articles/Conference Proceedings

  1. Rejuvenate the Ruins: Memory of an Industrial Edge
     Sajid Bin DOZA - State University of Bangladesh, 2° Stati generali del patrimonio industriale in inglese, Rome, Italy
  2. BANGLA-GHAR, As the traditional Wisdom: in the changing landscape of Delta Bangladesh, Vernacular Wisdom, ARCASIA Special Book on vernacular architecture, print, 23 September 2021 ARCASIA Forum at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  3.  A new language in art and architectural heritage studies: A prophecy, An initiative of Context BD, NEXT 50, 2021, print     
  4.  Architecture is endless, ARCASIA FORUM 20, Dhaka, 3 November, 2019, BSMMU, Print
  5.  Mosque as the integral part of the context and nature: Cultural Mapping of Sultanate period in delta land, Mosque Architecture: Present issues and future Ideas, Kuala lumpur, 2019, Malaysian institute of translation of Books, ITBM
  6.  ANCIENT CITIES OF DELTAIC BENGAL: Conservation of memory, International Conference on Urban Conservation, Center for Built Environment, Kolkata, WB, India
  7.  LIVING WITH THE WATER’- attended the conference with paper work, paper presentation and proceeding published. Semarang, Indonesia, 11th council meeting and session, ARCASIA FORUM 2018, Semarang, Indonesia
  8. Cities are losing Heritage values “Design that cares – an interdisciplinary approach to making built environments efficient and meaningful”. 8th- 10th December, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka.,
  9. Rhythm of light on bricks in delta: Understanding light, shade and shadow in heritage indoors of ancient Bengal, 19th ARCASIA Forum Jaipur, India, 21st -25th  May, 2017, Jaipur Marriot India.
  10. Buddhist Architecture in the Ancient Landscape of Delta: Principles behind choosing the contextual landscape, 6th International Conference on Landscape & Urban Horticulture, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece. 21st June-24th June 2016, Athens, Greece.,
  11. "Ancient boats of PALA Dynasty: Documentation of formal expression of the riverine vessels of 8th Century, this conference explores Ireland's rich sea-going past and culture. Topics include: piracy; naval warfare; smuggling; fishing communities; shipwrecks; Lusitania; boat-building, ports; World War One in Irish Sea, University College Cork, UCC Main Campus, Realization Date: 16 October 2015 to 17 October 2015.,
  12.  'Afloat beauty of the Delta: Study on crafting traditional boats of coastal region of Bangladesh. Conference on the Heritage & Memory of the Sea, organized by the UNESCO Cv.pdf Chair of University of EVORA, Portugal January 14th -16th, 2015.
  13. Cultural Heritage and Longing of a Small Town: A Story of a Temple City. Berlin, Germany:, 2014. Print. ISBN-13:978-3-659-27537-1. ISBN-10: 3659275379. EAN: 9783659275371.,
  14.  Darasbari Mosque at Sultanate Capital of Gaur-Bengal. Berlin, Germany: LAP Lambert Academic, (2013-12-07) ISBN 10: 3659496189 I ISBN 13: 9783659496189.,
  15. River fort architecture Form, expression and functional meaning of Mughal fort architecture and policies for conservation in the delta (Bangladesh), 2012, 3rd International Conference on Architectural Conservation, Dubai, 17-21 December, 2012.,World Trade Center, Dubai.,
  16. Analysis and identification of courtyard houses in the old Town of Rajshahi, BRAC University Journal, 2012, Dhaka, bdinewsistudy-tour-arc-327-history-bengal-art-and-architecture
  17. Shah Muhammad Mosque: A Graceful Remains in Transitional Phase of Early Mughal Architecture, IBS. RU, Vol. XXXI, 2008, ISSN 0256-503X
  18. AKH1LA Jami Mosque-Understanding 'vernacular-religious' architecture and mosques of the Muslim Bengal: a case study analysis. IBS, RU, Vol. XXXII, 2009, ISSN 0256-503X
  19.  Public and Semi-public Space in Shelter Design: A study for upholding an Informal Shelter Situation, Housing Development Management,IDM, Lund University, Sweden, 2010
Traditional Spatial Pattern of Rajshahi Old Town: A case study on Tanks (PUKUR) and water landing Terrace (Ghat). Rajshahi City Past & Present, 2010
  • EMMA-ASIA 2013 Ph.D. in History of Arts Scholarship in the University of Evora, Portugal, European Union Scholarship, 2012 - 2016
  • EMMA Staff Mobility Exchange Programme, European Union Scholarship, 2011
  • Grant of Swedish International Development Agency. SIDA, Swedish International Development Agency SIDA Fund, 2009-2010


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